The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 107 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.73% 23.36% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 75 47
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DirectX across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DirectX across the South Wales region.

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales